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organization that serves a local high school. new at 10:00, john sasaki live in contra costa county where those thieves hit sometime during the past week. john-- >> reporter: frank, those two groups they store all of their supplies here and tonight they are devastated. one gives high school seniors a night of their lives and the other delivers christmas to thousands of people who would other wise go without. >> reporter: christmas trees in march, but here in contra costa county there is not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these organizations help supply christmas to hundreds of people every year. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: but all that is in jeopardy because thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned up most everything of value. >> all our big cooks pots, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, decorations, clothes every single thing -- 68 tables. 100 chairs. >> unconsciousable that someone would steal from an organization like that. >> they got probably $10,000 of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, exten
of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a huge press conference with other local state and federal law enforcement which have been leading related efforts. >> there were 23 arrests and in those arrests we have seized 55 firearms that included four assault weapons. >> reporter: afterward, mayor quan told us that it was meant as a warning to those offenders. >
ruined those plans. john sasaki tells us who was targeted and what was lost. >> reporter: christmas trees in march but here in contra costa county there's not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these supplies helped christmas for everyone give gifts on december 25th. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned out most everything of value. >> our big cooking pots, all of our presents, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, our decorations, our clothes. every single thing. 68 tables, 100 chairs. >> it's unconsciousable that someone would steal. >> reporter: the school puts on a safe and sober grad event at the campus every year and its supplies were stored there. >> we have probably $10,000 worth of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, extension cords. lighting. >> reporter: volunteers transformed part of the school into an oasis for the kids. >> we always do fund raising any way but it's going to be a lot more that we have to make up. >> reporter: this year the event will not b
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